Meryl Streep Get to know the 70-year old actress Meryl Streep, before she got famous (e.g. Kramer vs Kramer, Sophie´s Choice, Mamma Mia, The Devil wears Prada.). IMDB reports The 30th Annual Tony Awards was Meryl Streep's first TV appearance in 1979. In 1977 she starred as Sharon Miller in her first movie The Deadliest Season. BirthdayJune 22, 1949NationalityAmericanName in PassportMary Louise StreepDebut The Deadliest Season(1977)EthnicityGerman, French, Irish, English, (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)WhiteSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHer home town is . Her parents Harry William Streep Jr. & Mary Wolf Wilkinson are of German, French, Irish, English, ethnicity. Meryl Streep was born on June 22, 1949 on a Wednesday. Center mapTrafficBicyclingTransit Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes High school: Bernards High School,Bernardsville, New Jersey, United StatesUniversity/College: B.A., Drama, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, United States (1971), M.F.A., Drama, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (1975)Childhood Photos - When she was young Credit: pinterest.com Credit: pinterest.com Year Book Photos Credit: detsky-nabytek.info - Read: 20 Funniest Pre-famous Yearbook Photos Photo of First movie or tv show debut The Deadliest Season Character: Sharon Miller| Date: 1977Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Rare Meryl Streep Interview (1998) Share your real life experiences with Meryl Streep here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is she not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!